Spain's maritime search-and-rescue region is approximately three times the size of its national territory. A large aviation fleet is essential to providing adequate coverage for the region. Lloyd Horgan, Vortex Aeromedia Photo

Saving lives in Spain

An RCAF CH-147F Chinook from 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron flies over the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France on July 21. Lloyd Horgan Photo

Flying the Canadian flag

Airbus Helicopters’ proprietary Helionix avionics suite is now available for the H135, as well as the larger H145, H175 and forthcoming H160. Airbus Helicopters Photo

Glass of its Own: H135

Night sorties were included in Exercise Famara, providing crews with valuable experience in flying tactically with night vision goggles.

Behind the Scenes with BHELMA VI

USAF pararescuemen from the 57th Rescue Squadron take a knee as a 56th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk clears smoke at the landing zone. Photos by Lloyd Horgan/Vortex Aeromedia

That others may live